The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 101 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Ant 4 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.88% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.30% 5.61% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 4
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Ant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
174 214 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.71% 15.69% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 131 158 66
Average salary £40,000 £39,950 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Ant
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Edinburgh region.

Ant Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Black-Box Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Web Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Android

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Black-Box Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Web Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe